|Centuries:||1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century|
|Decades:||0s BC 0s 10s – 20s – 30s 40s 50s|
|Years:||23 24 25 – 26 – 27 28 29|
|26 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||779|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
— to —丙戌年十二月初四日
|- Vikram Samvat||82–83|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||3127–3128|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||-974–-973|
|Iranian calendar||596 BP – 595 BP|
|Islamic calendar||614 BH – 613 BH|
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||26 XXVI|
|Minguo calendar||1886 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||569|
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Year 26 (XXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Lentulus and Sabinus (or, less frequently, year 779 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 26 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
By place 
Roman Empire 
- Pontius Pilate is appointed as prefect of Judea.
- Emperor Tiberius retires to Capri, leaving the Praetorian Guard under Lucius Aelius Sejanus in charge of the Roman Empire and the city of Rome.
- Romans crush an uprising of Thracian tribesmen.
- Claudia Pulchra, second cousin and close friend to Agrippina the Elder
- Possible crucifixion of Jesus in the Bible
- Tacitus, The Annals 4.46-4.51